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Green Bronx Machine Partners with DNB Bank ASA to Donate Laptops to Students

Green Bronx Machine, an impact driven, non-profit organization is partnering with DNB Bank ASA to provide 105 laptops to underprivileged students living in the poorest congressional district in the United States.
21-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Green Bronx Machine Recognized as a 2022 Classy Award Winner

Green Bronx Machine, an impact driven, non-profit organization has been recognized as a 2022 Classy Award Winner. The Classy Awards recognize the work of nonprofits that are driving lasting impact around the world.
16-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Green Bronx Machine is Proud to Announce Partnership with New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) in collaboration with NRP Group, Selfhelp Real

RP Group, Selfhelp Realty Group, and Foxy Management will develop a solar-oriented building on an underused section of the Morris Houses II campus in Morrisania, Bronx
5-May-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Press release by the Association for Vertical Farming, Munich Germany April 18th, 2022

The Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) is pleased to announce our partnership with our new advisory board member, Stephen Ritz, and his non-profit, Green Bronx Machine.
21-Apr-2022 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mediterranean Diet: Lifestyle for a Sustainable Future

On Monday, April 11th - Pollica, UNESCO Mediterranean Diet Emblematic Communities delegation gifts seeds of the Mediterranean Diet for Green Bronx Machine school garden in partnership with New York City Mayor's office.
13-Apr-2022 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Green Bronx Machine Wins Six Gold Anthem Awards

Green Bronx Machine announced today that it has been named Best Brand Campaign, Best Non-Profit Campaign, Best Special Project, Best Local Community Engagement, Best Community Outreach, and Best Innovation in Education, Art, & Culture in the...
28-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Green Bronx Machine and Quest Diagnostics Foundation Team Up to Expand Acclaimed Indoor Gardening Curriculum to Inspire Healthier Students

Foundation grant will help NYC-based nonprofit expand reach to 15,000 underserved students in three states.
15-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Eric Adams interviewed by Stephen Ritz

The newly sworn-in Mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, is interviewed by Stephen Ritz in 2020 while he was Brooklyn Borough President. They talk in depth about his career, health, wellness, school food, and his visit to Green Bronx Machine to cook...
20-Jan-2022 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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In Powerful Testimony to U.S. Congress, Green Bronx Machine’s Stephen Ritz Calls for an End to Hunger in American Schools

In powerful testimony to members of the United States Congress today, Stephen Ritz, acclaimed teacher, founder of Green Bronx Machine and best-selling author of The Power of a Plant: A Teacher’s Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools, made the...
15-Sep-2021 3:25 PM EDT

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Green Bronx Machine builds healthy, equitable, and resilient communities through inspired education, local food systems, and 21st Century workforce development. Dedicated to cultivating minds and harvesting hope, our school-based model using urban agriculture aligned to key school performance indicators grows healthy students and healthy schools to transform communities that are fragmented and marginalized into neighborhoods that are inclusive and thriving.



Lizette Ritz
Executive Director, Green Bronx Machine